The "Andy" Susans

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 11-05-2012 07:36 PM 1803 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When Andy (gfadvm) posted his version of lazy Susan without hardware, I took it as a challenge to try. That and the fact that I wanted a couple for this weekends show.

These are made from scraps of 2” thick Ash slabs. They are about 13” x 13” with several coats of tung Oil. I used a 1-1/2 poplar dowel and 4 nylon washers for spacers.

Thanks for looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 11-05-2012 07:40 PM

Looks good monty. How many shows do you normally attend?

-- Jay -

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#2 posted 11-05-2012 07:45 PM

I have to that are 10 days each, those are really tiring . Then I’ll do 6-8 that are 1-3 days each.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 11-05-2012 08:02 PM

Nice lazt susans Monte…They shouls sell easily…
Two shows that are 10 days each…Wow, that would wear me out fast…! The longest show I did was 4 days and for me that was too long. I prefer a 2 day show.

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#4 posted 11-05-2012 08:28 PM

You took that chaenge very well, Monte. They look great!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#5 posted 11-05-2012 09:46 PM

Nice job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 11-06-2012 12:20 AM

Nice Andy Susans..that’s a new one for wipikedia!! I’ll bet you are beat after doing shows that last that long. I do one day shows and I’m glad they are weeks apart.


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 11-06-2012 02:11 AM

good looking susans Monte, do they spin freely?

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#8 posted 11-06-2012 02:49 AM

Yes it works really well.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 11-06-2012 01:51 PM

Go0d innovation Monte. I like the nylon washers better than my ply spacer.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#10 posted 11-06-2012 02:51 PM

Great job Monte, should do well at the show, good luck.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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#11 posted 11-06-2012 04:39 PM

10 day show??? Thats incerdible!! ... Have you spoken with your Psycologist latley.
All kidding aside, I wish you the very best at the show(s) and hope that your loading up at the end is very lite work because you sold everything.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#12 posted 11-06-2012 05:15 PM

purdee niftee

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#13 posted 11-06-2012 07:06 PM

Nice trick with the washers! Beautiful wood too. You should sell a few of those! Good luck!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#14 posted 11-07-2012 06:36 AM

Monte, your a workaholic as usual. Nice build. This post may hold some sort of record for the most spelling errors….....................

-- mike...............

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